Civ. A. No. 89-0453-AM.

747 F.Supp. 329 (1990)

William J. WEST, Plaintiff, v. Ellis B. WRIGHT, Jr., et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. Virginia, Alexandria Division.

Revised October 16, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William J. West, Lawrenceville, Va., pro se.

Richard F. Gorman, III, Asst. Atty. Gen., Com. of Va., Richmond, Va., for defendants.


ELLIS, District Judge.

Plaintiff William West, an inmate at Brunswick Correctional Center ("Brunswick"), brings this pro se civil rights complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that his living conditions violate his Eighth Amendment right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. Specifically, plaintiff claims he is forced to inhale harmful smoke because he lives in an environment where a large number of prisoners...

Let's get started


Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases